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Fast Facts for Medical Assistants in Washington

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Mount Vernon, Wenatchee and Olympia
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Seattle, Bellingham and Kennewick
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Seattle, Tacoma and Spokane

Salaries for Medical Assistants in Washington

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Seattle, Tacoma and Olympia

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Programs
  • Medical Assisting
  • BS in Health and Wellness
  • Medical Billing and Coding Certificate
  • Programs include Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration, Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness, Master of Health Care Administration, and more.
  • Students learn from instructors with experience in the health care field.
  • Capstone projects and clinical practicums that can help prepare students for more career opportunities.
  • Flexible, online and on-campus program available.
Programs
  • Certificate - Medical Assistant
  • Certificate - Dental Assisting
  • Offers a program that translates work and military experience into college credit, transfers in credit from other college programs, and offers the flexibility of day, evening and online coursework.
  • Provides in-person tutoring, IT support, access to library resources, and job placement assistant for graduates.
  • Features a new blended-learning curriculum, which involves a mix of campus and online courses.
  • Has 11 campuses across Southern California, Washington, and Alaska, and online courses with campus support. 
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Programs
  • Healthcare Management (BS)
  • Online bachelor's programs include BBA, Criminal Justice, IT, Healthcare Management, Pscyhology & Public Health
  • Over 115 years of delivering quality education and personalized attention to students
Programs
  • MBA in Healthcare

Located just steps from the U.S. Capital, the George Washington University is uniquely positioned at the core of U.S. government, policy and law. GW students and faculty benefit from an unparalleled opportunity to study and work alongside leaders in every discipline. Whether on campus or online, you too can take part in the interchanges that shape our community and the world.

Programs
  • M.S. in Nursing with an Emphasis in Leadership in Health Care Systems (Bridge)
  • B.S. in Health Sciences: Professional Development & Advanced Patient Care
  • Do you aspire to fulfill an evolving healthcare role as a highly-qualified nursing professional? GCU is the place for you.
  • RNs, pursue your BSN or MSN conveniently online, backed by the legacy of GCU's traditional campus.
  • GCU's bachelor's and master's programs prepare students to fill roles in direct care, management, health education and administrative disciplines.
  • The baccalaureate degree in nursing and master's degree in nursing at GCU are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Develop with hands-on practice, online and lab simulations and in depth peer discussions exploring best practices.
Programs
  • MBA - Health Care Management

What They’re Known For

Founded in 1946 and located in the heart of central New York, Utica College is a regionally accredited, independent, private institution that features many of the advantages of a large university — such as undergraduate and graduate degree options, excellent academics, and outstanding faculty — with the intimacy and high degree of personal attention more closely associated with smaller private institutions.


Programs
  • Master of Business Administration - Healthcare Management

Why Choose Widener University?

At Widener University, we proudly cultivate challenging and culturally diverse learning environments where academics, leadership, and service come first. Our curricula are connected to societal issues and challenge students to take social responsibility for their role in today's global society.

Founded in 1821 in Chester, Pennsylvania, Widener is nationally recognized for our commitment to civic engagement, service, and social responsibility. The university has been included on the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with distinction every year since its inception in 2006.

Programs
  • Certificate - Medical Office Administrative Assistant

You can advance your career with a degree from Charter College Online. We offer several Associates and Bachelors degrees in the business, health care, accounting and legal fields. Our accelerated programs are designed to help you complete your degree as quickly as possible. We offer year-round classes and flexible scheduling - study anytime from anywhere. We help students get not only with the technical skills necessary for success, but also job search and placement assistance so you can find new opportunities after graduation.

Programs
  • Associate of Arts in Healthcare Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration/Healthcare Management

See What’s Possible When You Earn a Degree at Florida Tech 100% Online

Whatever your motivation for considering an undergraduate or graduate degree, Florida Tech offers programs online that can meet your needs. Here are a few reasons Florida Tech may be the right choice for you.

Programs
  • Doctor of Education - Nursing Education
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Implements a one-to-one teaching model, partnering one student with one faculty member in each course.
  • 100% of faculty members hold doctoral degrees.
  • No physical residency requirements, allowing students to pursue their degree online.
  • Committed to innovation, diversity, excellence, and accountability since its founding in 1996.
  • Offers several programs in business, education, psychology, and more.

More Washington Medical Assistant Schools

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Moses Lake
Associate
1,893
Centralia
Associate
3,652
Vancouver
Associate
9,705
Lakewood
Associate
9,829
Pasco
Associate
6,393
Everett
Associate
7,674
Des Moines
Associate
5,859
Kirkland
Associate
3,996
Longview
Associate
3,348
Bremerton
Bachelor
6,623
Port Angeles
Bachelor
3,180
Renton
Associate
290
Seattle
Associate
357
Renton
Associate
4,915
Seattle
Associate
5,856
Mount Vernon
Associate
5,727
Olympia
Associate
4,947
Spokane
Associate
6,961
Wenatchee
Associate
3,150
Bellingham
Associate
4,127
Yakima
Associate
4,354

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Medical Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Washington. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Medical Assistants

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Medical Assistants relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bremerton 490 $34,580
Silverdale 490 $34,580
Bellingham 350 $36,830
Longview 150 $36,810
Mount Vernon 300 $35,980
Anacortes 300 $35,980
Kennewick 450 $31,460
Richland 450 $31,460
Olympia 430 $35,800
Tumwater 430 $35,800
Seattle 7010 $37,110
Tacoma 7010 $37,110
Bellevue 7010 $37,110
Spokane 1140 $33,790
Spokane Valley 1140 $33,790
Walla Walla 100 $30,530
Wenatchee 380 $35,560
Yakima 570 $32,360

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